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it is 5:01 on this tuesday. well, it's back to work day in washington, d.c., where the house is preparing to vote on raising the nation's debt limit, a move the president has pushing for. susan mcginnis tells us how the deal was reached. >> reporter: they had their dance. and taken a moment to savor the scene. now it's time to get back to work. in his inaugural speech, the president called on both parties, not to let politics get in the way of governing. >> we must act, knowing that our work will be unperfect, we must act knowing today's victories will be only partial. >> reporter: republicans are offering a compromise on the debt ceiling, house g.o.p. members are backing off a requirement to cut $1 of spending for every dollar the debt ceiling is raised, a move the president has demanded. >> it's believe it's a recognition of political
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reality. we realize the president won the election. >> republicans on capitol hill are not voting to raise the debt ceiling without getting something in return. they say in order to approve a higher debt limit, they want senate democrats to do something they have not done in four years, pass a budget. >> for us to have a debate about spending and debt we've got to have the focus be on a budget and what we're going to do to achieve a balanced budget over time. >> senate democrats view a vote as an opportunity to raise more money through taxes. >> it's going to be a great opportunity for us, because in our budget that we will pass, we will have tax reform which many of my republicans like but it will include revenue. >> the increase will likely happen tomorrow. one other provision of the debt limit vote is either chamber of congress fails to pass it, the members will not get paid till they either pass a budget or until the 113th congress expires at the end of 2014. the big question for
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football fans around here is, are you going to the super bowl? >> for most, the answer to that question is no. cbs 5 reporter cate cauguiran has details. >> reporter: season ticket holders were entered into a raffle as to how many tickets have available in that raffle, the niners have not said but those winners will be announced today. as for those niners fans that are not season ticket holders, the super bowl high could come down the moment you see the prices. fans right now are flocking to the web, to give you an idea, stub hub has them starting a little over $2000. at the 49'ers team store in palo alto fans told us the seats they are investing in are the ones in their living rooms. >> are you going to the super bowl? >> unfortunately i'm not. >> are you going? >> no. >> yeah, i wish. >> are you going to give me
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tickets? >> why not? >> it's too expensive. >> reporter: the niners are not offering tickets to the general public, just the raffle for season ticket holders. odds are there won't be a lot raffled off. the dome holds 76,000, the niners get 13,000 tickets. those have to be split between players, staff, and then the season ticket holders. there is good news, the likeliness is that most likely those season ticket holders will sell the tickets and we're not including nfl and other teams, so that means more opportunities for us. reporting live in santa clara, cate cauguiran. another great seat is on the couch, the best seat in the house. >> and the cheapest. >> we're your super bowl station. donna from san francisco, look at her fingernails, you can see the golden gate bridge, sf
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49'ers. and this is riley and emmy from santa rosa having a 49'ers party with their grandparents. you can tell they are fans. even dogs are getting into the spirit. this is bettis, amy said the puppy is ready for the big game. we'll be showing more fan photos later in the newscast, keep them coming to news@kpix.com. don't get too rowdy during the super bowl, san francisco police will be out watching for big parties and crowds that are spilling onto the streets, after sunday's game against atlanta, a dozen people were arrested in the mission district, one for assault with a deadly weapon, others for dui and public intoxication. there were no reports of vandalism like what happened after the giants won the world series, so behave out there. the search is on for two more suspects in the shooting of an undercover police officer in oakland last night. investigators say the undercover detective was hit in the arm, just before 6:30 last night as he sat in a car near
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seminary and bromley avenues. one suspect was arrested, the officer is expected to recover. a heated debate is expected at the meeting of the oakland city council, the big issue, whether to pay a quarter million dollars to hire an anticrime consultant, william bratton, who let police departments in new york, boston and los angeles. he has strong supporters and critics. baton has a history -- bratton has a history of helping crime but there is concern about his stop and frisk and zero tolerance. let's find out what's cooking on this tuesday. >> we've got a storm brewing. we haven't said that for three weeks, it looks like, yeah, we've got clouds beginning to make their way across the skies. no rain today, it will be a fairly pleasant day outside. hazy sunshine. you can see the storm clouds off the coastline but that is going to start to move onshore, as we head toward tomorrow. we're going to see rain making a welcome return to the bay
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area. now clearing out of the atmosphere, getting out the pollutants building up over the past few weeks. outside high clouds, still chilly temperatures down below, and fog, and freezing temperatures in the santa rosa area, visibility down to half a mile. 38degrees in san jose, 42 san francisco, 35 degrees in livermore. by the afternoon we'll see sunshine, a few clouds, temperatures will be a little bit cooler today, in the 50s, and maybe the mid-60s but this is it. as we head toward tomorrow, a little rain coming our way, elizabeth. >> that high def doppler is hanging out for a while, huh? it gets a workout. enjoy the dry weather because we're not seeing many actual incidents on the road, as far as accidents go. there is a lot of overnight road work. in the meantime, let's look at this nice and quiet golden gate bridge, traffic moving fine coming into san francisco. similar story commuting through the silicon valley, a live look at 880 and 237 coming around
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the bend, no brake lights between 880. typically, around 6:45 this is when we see a few delays across that stretch. right now you can beat the rush, great toward sunnyvale. westbound 84, dumbarton bridge, work scheduled to wrap up at 5:00. caltrans says it's still in lanes, a heads up if you're crossing the dumbarton. road work up and down the 101, peninsula, southbound between oyster point and grand avenue until 6:00. between 92 and kehoe, that's scheduled to wrap up at 6:00. it's still early, traffic is light. you can see a drive time sensor picking up speeds, about 64 miles per hour. coming up we'll get a check of mass transit. back to you. >> elizabeth, thank you. today work gets underway to fix damaged fenders at the base of the bay bridge tower after a tanker hit it earlier in the
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month. the work will cost several million dollars. elissa harrington has more on what's ahead. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. the repairs will cost about $3 million. caltrans will begin the work today. there's money in reserves but the metropolitan transportation commission also wants the ship's owner to help pay. that's osg ship management. it's been two weeks since an oil tanker struck the bridge the morning of january 7th. the 752-the new vessel hit the eastern most tower on the westernmost span. the fender system was damaged, caltrans will replace the damaged sections, no oil was spilled, an investigation is ongoing and the fixes should be completed in may. live in the newsroom, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> thank you. unusually strong winds create dangerous surfing conditions. one san francisco surfer learned that the hard way last
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night. chopper 5 over the cliff house in ocean beach where he was stranded with only a surfboard. linda shows us his daring jump to safety. >> reporter: daniel rosen calmed down after scrambling up seal rock. >> a big rip tide, really big waves. way out of my element. >> reporter: he was surfing with a buddy but admits he's an amateur and couldn't handle the rip current. >> started getting sucked out to the bay, climbed on the rock because i didn't want to go out to get eaten by a shark. >> it's frightening, that moment you realize there's something stronger than you pulling you out, it's no good. >> reporter: his friend made it to shore and called for help but even rescue crews could in the get close enough so the surfer had to jump back into the water and paddle towards them. rosen was hesitant, but he did it. >> i was paddling out into the
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bay, with the fire department, they were like you got it, keep going, you got it, keep going, now or never. that was the hardest. the waves were way too big! way too big. >> reporter: rescuers helped him paddle past the break to a waiting boat. rosen learned a tough lesson. >> beginner surfers don't surf ocean beach. >> reporter: at ocean beach in san francisco, linda ye, cbs 5. >> he's lucky. >> another reminder, why i like lakes so much. >> i like land. >> no kidding. >> 5:11. the world will be watching colin kaepernick when he heads to the super bowl. >> for some it's not the throws, it's what's on the throwing arm they want to find out about. >> how business is booming for the artist behind the tattoos. what's cool about your school? submit your nomination on our website, cbssf.com/coolschool and we may feature your school on our morning show.
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and we want to see how big of a 49er fan you are! meet 90-year-old rose bava. she francisco in 1952 we are your super bowl station and we want to see your photos, this is lawrence
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karnow's grandmother. she has been a season ticket holder for 30 years. she's saying you better win the game, jimmy. it's a family affair, east palo alto, all in red and gold. they look great. keep the pictures coming this morning, folks. send them to news add kpix.com. cbs 5, your super bowl station, in addition to airing the big game we'll have live coverage from new orleans with reports from dennis o'donnell, vern glen, michelle griego is heading off, mike sugarman as well. colin kaepernick's hometown in the centralically is rooting for him as he prepares to play in football's biggest game. in turlock a number 7 jersey with the player's autograph hangs above the entrance to the kitchen at a restaurant he and his family often visited. super bowl sunday 300 people are expected at the restaurant. >> the whole city is into our
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boy. come on, go get 'em, colin. >> we're so happy our local boy took us to the super bowl. >> number 7 was sold out before christmas, but it's still possible to customize a kaepernick jersey as long as the shirt is initial nfl merchandise. lots of people are scrambling to get the 49'ers gear. >> that's the hot one. one guy who is benefitting from the success is the quarterback's tattoo artist. >> he works in reno, kaepernick was his canvas since 2008 at the university of nevada wolf pack. his customer base has grown dramatically. >> i was amazed. i didn't really expect it was going to be this big, you know? >> well, it's big. he said he's aware the novelty won't last forever so he's eating it up.
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>> i guess. i don't know, elizabeth. what do you think? shall we get a tattoo? >> we already do have tattoos, right? >> wow! let's go outside, live to show you. i'm blushing. 101 near the trimbel exit, overnight road work. we had reports of a stall. we'll get to that. meantime, otherwise let's go live towards the san mateo. great out of heyward, coming eastbound, both directions moving at the limit. bridge traffic still quiet so far. elsewhere we have more live traffic cameras around the bay area, here is another one in the east bay. westbound 580, all the headlights, still a 15-minute drive time coming through the altamonte pass towards the
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dublin interchange. let's go to a map, we're watching different incidents. just got word from chp, they cleared this, a downed tree reported northbound 880 at first street, on the on-ramp. that is no longer an issue. now we're getting word of this problem, this is a stalled out bus, passengers are on board. it's northbound 101 approaching the 280 interchange. it sounds like it's possibly blocking a lane. you may find slowing there. they did pick up the overnight road work on the dumbarton bridge, westbound 84, after 5:00 this morning. and more road work, this time along the peninsula southbound 101 between oyster point and grand. northbound 101 out of san mateo between highway 92 and kehoe. mass transit still reporting no delay. that's a check of our timesaver traffic. >> i'm still shocked into the
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tattoo. it's always the nice ones, you never know. >> outside we've got changes coming. dense fog in the valleys, freezing temperatures, but look at the high clouds beginning to stream across our skies, the clouds moving ever closer to the coastline. eventually i think by tomorrow we're talking about some rain. but not before we sneak in another nice day today. we'll see clouds, freezing temperatures inland. hazy sunshine in the afternoon with a few clouds. the temperatures probably a little bit colder, but you know what? storm clouds are on the way. we'll have to mix the atmosphere. we had pollutants building up, we're getting rain to remove that 34 concord, 45 oakland, 35 livermore, 42 san francisco. this will open the door to a series of storms approaching the coastline in the coming days. if you're traveling around the state, it's a good day to do
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it. dry. 70degrees in fresno. 70 monterrey. the clouds beginning to roll on in, a chance of showers developing as we head in toward the afternoon, tomorrow, and then things taper off into thursday. temperatures look like this. 60s in the south bay, 50's and 60s in the east bay. in the central bay temperatures running mainly into the 60s. the next few days look like big changes in the works, back to wintry weather around the bay area, maybe more showers over the weekend. >> but today is good. >> today is a great day. get out and enjoy it. tomorrow a different story. >> liz's twitter page lit up. >> i'm so sorry for starting that. >> very good. 5:20. up next, our play of the day, it comes from the nhl. plus, call it horrible, what the harbaugh brothers say about facing each other in the super bowl.
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what a defensive gem for our play of the day... winnipeg goalie on-drej pav-e-lec gets the save on the shot from boston's pa-treece keeps prot this is our play of the day, the winnipeg goalie gets
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the save, he keeps protecting the goal. holds down the fort, bruins win 2-1 for our play of the day. golden state warriors keep winning against the top team the l.a. clippers. matinee yesterday, seth curry is back from the ankle problem. a great pass in the fourth quarter. nice bouncer, up and in with the left hand. warriors end on a 12-4 run, and win 106-99. the niners and ravens are going to the super bowl. what's now called the har-bowl. i've even heard bro-bowl. if you believe jim harbaugh, he has not spoken to john since the niners beat the falcons on sunday. even father jack is keeping a lid on it. maybe because they had to
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endure the hype last year when the ravens beat jim's 49'ers. >> doesn't matter who the coach is, or, you know, what relationship you have with somebody on the opposite side. you're trying to beat 'em. >> can we forget that stuff? we did it last year, it was fine. it got old last year, right? >> love you, man. >> love you too. >> no matter how it comes out, we're brothers. >> exactly right. >> you can't change that. >> exactly right. >> every moment you're talking about myself or john, you know, that's less time that the players are going to be talked about. >> we had a few dreams, a few fights, we had a few arguments, just like all brothers, yeah, i guess so. we'll try to stay out of that business. we'll let the teams duke it out as much as possible. >> we haven't spoken, a couple texts. >> can you imagine the family events after the super bowl? >> i can't believe they have not picked up the phone, congratulations, i'm going to beat you! >> they will be talking soon.
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>> everyone is going to be talking about them, that's for sure. >> 5:26 right now. they are the hottest tickets in town, but if you're hoping to go to the super bowl, think expensive. >> and think in the thousands. if you're planning to go to the super bowl, we'll crunch the numbers, how much it will cost you and tell you how much one couple says they are willing to pay. a memorable way to cap off a day of huge celebrations in the nation's capitol, the inaugurations through the eyes of bay area folks in attendance.
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a major million dollar repair job on the bridge starts today, who is footing the bill to fix the damage from the oil tanker? sunshine, high clouds, the big changes coming. we may see some rain. we'll talk about that coming up. so far, traffic is nice and light across the golden gate bridge. we have overnight road work that could slow you down, we'll tell you where, it's coming up. good morning. it's tuesday, january 22. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning, i'm frank mallicoat. 5:30 is your time. repair work begins on the bay bridge fender that was damaged in the tanker accident. >> the fix isn't cheap. elissa harrington is in our newsroom to tell us about the work ahead. >> good morning. repairs will cost around $2 million to $3 million, caltrans starts today repairing a damaged section of the fender system. the structure of the bridge itself was not damaged, it was just two weeks ago on the morning of january 7 that a large oil tanker struck the
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easternmost tower on the western span. the 752-foot vessel did not leak oil and nobody was hurt. now the metropolitan transportation commission wants ost ship management, the owner of the ship, to help pay for repairs. there's also money in reserves. investigators are looking into what caused the collision. repairs are beginning today, and will be completed in may. elissa harrington, cbs 5. developing news in oakland, one man in custody, police are looking for two other suspects, after a shooting that wounded an undercover police detective in the arm. we are joined via telephone from oakland with an update on the manhunt. holly, what can you tell us? >> we're at seminary and east 17th, the western edge of the perimeter set up since 6:00. the officer who was looking into a series of shootings was shot in the arm, one person in custody, one gun recovered, two
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others they are looking for, police are focusing on this apartment on seminary. the s.w.a.t. truck is parked out front. the perimeter remains up, keeping some people out of their homes for the last 12 hours. this comes before the oakland city council, the full oakland city council, tonight is set to consider a quarter million dollar contract awarded to expert william bratton to reduce crime. frank and michelle? >> how about the detective? >> he's expected to recover. he was out here investigating a number of shootings, you may recall there was a shooting out here on sunday, and that's a week after five people were shot in front of a birthday party about a week before that. there have been a number of activities here, and they are trying to figure out what's going on, they were pursuing that. it's not clear whether the people that this officer was talking to may have been
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suspects, may have been associated with any of those shootings, we're not sure. we're hoping to get details from a spokesperson in the next couple hours. >> holly quan, thank you for that report. the oakland city council will consider tonight whether to pay a quarter million dollars to hire the anticrime consultant, a big name, william bratton, previously leading the police departments in new york, l.a. and boston, with plenty of support and critics. he has a history of helping reduce crime but some are concerned about the zero tolerance and stop and frisk tactics. the police chief wants to start a pilot program to allow 100 officers to carry tasers, the officers would have special training to deal with mentally ill people. the meeting tonight starts at 6:00. it will be at the hamilton recreation center at 1900 geary boulevard, two more community
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meetings after this. the most faithful 49'er fans find out if they are in line for super bowl tickets. >> cate cauguiran is down in santa clara where the team is having a raffle and she joins us with more. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. if you have your eyes set on one of these coveted super bowl seats, there are a few options available. they are going to cost you. we're not talking in the hundreds, but the thousands. we did take a look, stub hub and primesports.com offer super bowl seats starting at $2000, and that's the cheapest we could find. that doesn't include all expenses. we crunched the numbers. air fare from the bay area to new orleans is about $1000. a decent hotel will run about $500 a night. don't forget your food, a car and super bowl souvenir, that puts the average cost for two people to go at about $10,000. >> you're a student, you got ten grand sitting around? >> no, but i love this woman
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very much, and it's been almost seven years, we're getting close, very close. yeah. >> a big gift. >> reporter: the niners, as you mentioned, won't be offering allotment of tickets to the general public, they are entering season ticket holders in a raffle, and today those fans get a chance to know if they get just a chance to buy the tickets. here is another option for you. if you're running errands at costco, buying anything in bulk, you can pick up super bowl tickets there as well. the national retailer is offering them for $2700 a ticket, with packages running from $12,000 to $15,000, and no, sadly, there is no club card discount. if you're like me, the best seat in the house is always free, and, frank and michelle, it's my living room. reporting live in santa clara, cate cauguiran. we've been asking what you
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would give up for super bowl tickets? we're going to share some of those thoughts coming up later in the show. >> i told lawrence i would give up the morning meteorologist. >> she didn't hesitate. >> thanks so much. we've got big changes, high clouds now streaming overhead, a couple patches of dense fog, look at the clouds creeping closer. by tomorrow we've got a chance of rain making a return to the bay area, a welcome sight to clean up the atmosphere. headed out there now, we've got high clouds overhead, the temperature still chilly, even freezing in some areas inland. 32degrees with some fog and freezing temperatures in the santa rosa. 34 concord. 45degrees in oakland. by the afternoon today we'll see a few high clouds, the temperatures may be cooler, upper 50s to the mid-60s. then as we get towards tomorrow a chance of rain making a return. we'll have more coming up,
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check out the roads with elizabeth. >> a few minor problems including a stall on the incline section of the upper deck of the bay bridge. fortunately it's still early, and they have not turned the metering lights on. the accident or the stall, rather, is on westbound 80 right there approaching the incline. we can go to our maps and show you what it looks like. a tight squeeze towards treasure island, sounds like the stall is at the top of the ramp where they are working to clear it. bridge crews are aware of it. past treasure island, by the way, we're seeing top speeds once again. a report of an accident, this one on 238 approaching 880, we're not sure about lanes blocked, chp is headed to the scene. we see a couple accidents in the area, in the last couple days, so be extra careful if you're traveling through that stretch. otherwise, milpitas, 880 and 237, no delays all the way out
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towards sunnyvale. back to you. ♪ let's stay together♪ >> president obama and the first lady, michelle, dancing last night at one of the inaugural balls. jennifer hudson doing her version of the al green classic, "let's stay together." of course the president did a little crooning. >> the first lady was beautiful. >> beautiful red gown. but the party is over, back to business today for the president after a full day of inauguration festivities. >> cbs 5 reporter kristin ayers has highlights of the president's address and reaction from some bay area people who were in washington to witness it. >> reporter: they started gathering at dawn, streets outside washington's national mall filled with people huddled in the cold, the crowds growing as the morning wore on. >> i just keep looking back, and seeing people as far as i can see. it's kind of unbelievable. >> reporter: they came wanting to witness history.
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>> i love my president! i love barack obama. >> it's an opportunity to see history, to be part of it. to feel it, live it. experience it. >> reporter: cheryl wilson came with her girlfriends from oakland, they grew up living a darker side of history. >> i was in the south when we had to actually go in the back of the restaurant and wasn't able to sit at the counter. >> reporter: carol heys never imagined an african-american president sworn in or hear him speak of the ideals martin luther king espoused. >> a little girl born in poverty knows she has the same chance to succeed. >> reporter: he uttered a three letter word never spoken in a presidential address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: the address seemed bolder than the last one, smacking of a state of the
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union address as he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name calling as reasoned debate. >> reporter: people waited for hours and embraced the harder tone, a smaller crowd than the one four years ago, with an estimated 700,000 attendees. >> what difference does it make? >> reporter: anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point in an inauguration rich with history and hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol steps today, mr. obama took one last look over the spectacle and said, i will never see this again. in washington, kristin ayers, cbs 5. >> a beautiful shot. kristin looks great too but the capitol, have you ever seen the capitol? you walk up, you stare. it's enormous. it's gorgeous. 5:41. more delays for the dreamliner,
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how long san jose passengers will have to wait before they fly can tokyo. a woman faints and falls on train tracks, an off-duty policeman saves her life. ryan in san jose is a super fan and has had a front row season ticket since 1991. keep your pictures coming. send them to news@kpix.com. we'll share more as the morning continues.
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onto train tracks... she is rescued just as a subway train is a woman in spain faints and falls on the train tracks below. she's rescued as the subway train is approaching. this happened yesterday in madrid. an off-duty police officer heard the sound of the woman falling, acted immediately, and at the same time people on the platform waved to tell the train operator to stop the train. the woman's condition is unknown but they did get her off the tracks. >> good thing. >> wow! earnings reports come out this week with google scheduled to report today. the internet giant will double its investment in berkeley county, south carolina. the company will invest $600 million in its operations, and
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hire more workers. google opened its first data center in berkeley county, five years ago. apple reports earnings tomorrow, some predict the maker of the ipad and iphone may report its first decline in profits in nine years. apple stock fell earlier this month on reports that demand fore its iphone 5 may be waning. brian cooley will have more on what apple needs to prove in the coming year at 6:45 this morning. the biggest reason families don't receive college financial aid may surprise you. >> millions never bother to file because they don't think they are going to qualify. jill schlessinger from cbs money watch is here to address a common financial aid myth and how much savings hurt. >> reporter: retirement money is not counted against you on the free application for federal student aid form, fafsa. it doesn't even ask families if
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they have a retirement account. additionally, everyone can shield some cash from federal financial aid calculations, the amount is tied to the age of the oldest parents, older parents get a break because they are near retirement. >> how is the exemption determined? >> reporter: there's an education asset protection work sheet that details the amount. let's say the older parent is 50 years old. the couple can shield $40,900, including education fund assets like 529 plans. if parents have more than that, the surplus is assessed at a rate of 5.64%. so, again, if our parents saved $60,000 for college, their expected contribution for a year of college is about $1100.
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what's the lesson here? saving sixty grand might have meant they missed out on loans or financial support, they didn't really get whacked that hard for saving it. i want to underscore saving for college is important. it's hard to qualify for aid, loans are expensive. on moneywatch.com we have everything you need to know about college loans, the landscape is changing, kids graduating with debt, almost a trillion dollars in education debt right now. >> when in doubt, give it a try. if you get denied, you get denied. >> reporter: just filling out the form increases the likelihood you'll get it. you know the answer if you don't fill it out. >> thank you, jill. >> 5:49. the rain will make a return to the bay area, not today though. high clouds streaming across
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the skies. we'll see more as we head towards the afternoon. you see the storm system off the coastline, a ridge of high pressure moving eastward, the clouds will take the better part of the day to get in our direction. we'll see high clouds throughout the day today but it will stay dry, hazy sunshine in the afternoon. temperatures cooler, but then we've got storm clouds headed our way for tomorrow, a chance of rain. outside right now still cold in spots, freezing in some valleys. they are seeing fog in santa rosa. 32degrees, 38 in san jose, 34 in con toward, 42 in san francisco. you see the storm system approaching along the coastline. traveling, not bad today. no delays out the door. across the day, 24 degrees, snow in new york, 11 degrees in chicago and windy. 65 into denver. storm clouds roll in towards the bay area, chance of showers developing throughout the day tomorrow, most will be light rain. but it will be a sign of things
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to come. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. next couple days, things stay unsettled. thursday and friday partly cloudy, this weekend a chance of a few more cold showers headed our way. >> thank you, lawrence. we have problems now over at the bay bridge. i mentioned that stall on the incline section. i don't know if it was involved in that stall but now there's report of an accident in the same area. so we're not sure if a car tried to swerve to avoid the stall. now chp is responding to that. we've got two issues on the upper deck, they did turn on the metering lights a few minutes ago. this is early to see the metering lights, and the delays are growing. they turned them on four minutes ago, it's stacking up towards the middle of the parking lot. again, this could be a big bay bridge wait for the next hour or so. it takes a while for this to clear. elsewhere, let's go out live towards the south bay, a live look at the 101 near the trimble exit, northbound and southbound moving at the limit.
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no major delays across the area. elsewhere live toward 880 in oakland, near the oakland coliseum, and 66th. everything is moving fine, between heyward and downtown oakland. they did pick up overnight road work, in lanes between fruitvale and 66th. this accident is still there. we don't have a lot of details but northbound 238 approaching 880, an accident possibly blocking lanes. that's a check of traffic, back to you. nonstop flights between san jose and tokyo are on hold through monday, al nippon is following a federal order to ground 787 dream liners to assess fire related risk. they are unable to use larger planes at mineta international airports with shorter runways surrounded by the cities of san jose and santa clara.
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new orleans is making its final preparations to host the 49'ers and baltimore ravens. >> the party is a-coming. one million people will flock for mardi gras season, which the super bowl falls in the middle of. >> new orleans has hosted ten times, tied for the most with miami. >> $750 million has been spent to upgrade the superdome since hurricane katrina, including a fan plaza. a lot of people think it should be there every year because it's central located, you got the french quarter, the superdome is easy. >> and it's great business, it brings a lot of money into the city. this is the first super bowl hosted in new orleans since hurricane katrina. >> right. >> and you're going. >> i'm going, that's right. 5:52. friction from the first lady, the eye roll from michelle obama that has everyone talking. what's red and gold and
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screams fan all over? we'll show you a northern california man's ultimate mat cave. >> here is another one of your 49'er fan photos, meet 90-year- old rose and her big cigar. she came to san francisco in 1952, has been a niner season ticket holder for the last 30 years. keep your pictures coming. [ telephone rings ] good evening this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive.
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we got early morning delays at the bay bridge, metering lights turned on a half hour earlier. they are looking to clear a stall and an accident on the
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upper deck. it's starting to back up to the 880 overcrossing. take a look at the underwater volcano at new zealand, it's erupting. steam and sediment spewing off the hot lake for weeks. activity has increased over the past three, a full blown eruption is possible. >> wow. >> good idea to get the camera out of there. >> yeah, i know. when you're part of the first family, you can expect cameras to follow just about your every move. >> or your every eye roll. here is video from the inaugural luncheon with first lady michelle obama between president obama and house speaker john boehner. mrs.obama appeared to roll her eyes not once but twice at the republican speaker. the president eased the moment when he toasted the first lady. i don't know, what do you think, eye roll? >> they don't hang out much when they are not working. >> i don't think so.
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when it comes to being a fan of our favorite team, there are fans -- >> and then there are fans like this guy. this is the 49'ers man cave taking up part of matt baron's home in roseville. it's got all the trappings, a 49'er pool table, signs and pieces of old candlestick park. >> these are from the stadium, they mean a lot especially since the stadium has one more season left and it's gone. anything will be destroyed or thrown away from the stadium. >> he got a lot of mementos when he worked at the candlestick park a few years ago. >> a piece of history there. cbs 5 is your super bowl station, with live team coverage from new orleans. i'll be there with our very own dennis o'donnell, vern glen and mike sugarman, watch the game on cbs 5 on february 3. 5:57. next half hour, you'll meet the man behind colin kaepernick's tattoos, how the quarterback's success is giving him a booming business in reno.
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we know the niners are going to the super bowl, but the big question is, are you? and can you afford it? we'll tell you what some fans say they may love a little bit more than their team. fixing the damage from the tanker that struck the bay bridge, the expensive repair job that kicks off today.
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tanker. a pricy repair job on the bay bridge, what it's costing to fix the damage from a scrape with an oil tanker. if you're thinking super bowl tickets this morning, you might want to think expensive. we'll be crunching the numbers in just a moment. all good things must come to an end, today probably the last dry day. we've got some rain coming in our direction. we'll talk about that coming up. and good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, january 22. i'm michelle griego. frank had to leaving us for an assignment. the time now is

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